Definition of heart surgery in English:

heart surgery


mass noun
  • Surgery performed on the heart.

    ‘she died from complications following heart surgery’
    • ‘He fears a repeat of the health problems which have twice forced him to undergo heart surgery.’
    • ‘The former vice president asked me to explain everything about heart surgery.’
    • ‘His wife went to the United States for the first time in 1986, for heart surgery.’
    • ‘Britons now travel to South Africa for heart surgery.’
    • ‘My students are amazed that I can teach such a high-intensity class with my history of heart surgeries.’
    • ‘The money raised will be used to help needy children receive heart surgery to save their lives.’
    • ‘It's the largest programme in the world providing free, urgent heart surgery for children in poor and developing nations.’
    • ‘The development of a successful heart-lung machine allowed more complicated heart surgery to take place.’
    • ‘Researchers there found massage reduced muscle spasms in patients who had just undergone heart surgery.’
    • ‘About 15 per cent of our practice is repeat heart surgery.’